Daily Archives: July 3, 2014

After ‘Harris v. Quinn’: The State of Our Unions

After one of Supreme Court’s most anti-union rulings in recent years, is there still time for organized labor to save itself? Eileen Boris, Jennifer Klein, Joel Rogers, Joshua Freeman and Jane McAlevey This past Monday, the Supreme Court’s gang of five conservative justices lobbed a … Continue reading

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Iowa Policy Project – Immigrants in Iowa

Immigrants in Iowa What New Iowans Contribute to the State Economy Immigrants are important to Iowa and its economy: generating income as workers, spending money as consumers, and contributing to state and federal revenues as taxpayers; starting businesses that contribute … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 04 Albert Parsons joins the Knights of Labor. He later became an anarchist and was one of the Haymarket martyrs – 1876 AFL dedicates its new Washington, D.C., headquarters building at 9th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW. The building, … Continue reading

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